Many articles and columns ask women to engage with financial advisors to get structured financial advice. But most women find it very difficult to do so. Women often tell me that advisors give canned advice and do not understand their money mindset or are not willing to work with it.
Take the case of Shanti. She manages the family finances along with her husband. Initially, when she would call the financial advisor for any query, he would answer back saying that he has already explained everything to her husband.